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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:30pm EST
religion across the board has suffered in recent decades. but i think what's amazing and inspiring about this new pope is, you know, he's really breathing new life into the catholic conversation in a way we haven't seen in quite some time. i think his emphasis on personal humility, is connecting with people in their hearts in a way we haven't seen in quite some time. >> father john what is this pope francis effect? how would you explain it? >> i think at the time he was elected and announced at the loggia at st. peter's he seemed very shy and he is truly a charismatic figure. somebody in francis he doesn't just talk about the faith, he truly lives it. you see the things that have gone viral, when he goes and he embraces a man who is disfigured from an illness that causes boils, when he stands with a young boy, it's almost like jesus would let the children come to me. those things go viral and i think it sends a message that this pope is really someone who talks about jesus christ and acts like jesus christ. and there's an attraction and power to that. and i think people are very hungry f
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
, when politics and religion collide. >> i'm not ashamed to say that i believe in god and i believe until his word. this is my compass, my north star. >> the national republican senate committee criticizing arkansas's senator, democrat mark pryor, for that new ad campaign, but it's pryor's republican opponent who's coming to his defense. we'll talk about this ad with first read. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare since i've been using crest pro-health, i've noticed a huge improvement. [ male announcer ] go pro. for a clean that's up to four times better, try these crest pro-health products together. the toothpaste is really awesome. it cleans a lot. [ male announcer ] crest pro-health protects not just some, but all these areas dentists check most. this is
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
over the world because it did remind us that freedom of religion is something capital the life of every single person. jewish people we suffered so much within a half thousand years or so and we know what it means to be able to meet routes and to the region. so the seas bees to honey is the message of freedom of religion of respect of peace. and this is not less is this the message of the jewish people and for us it's important. in belgium and over the world to celebrate and to shuttle the olympic all around us we don't celebrate the military victory recently delights. if i'd like to cast the darkness is the message. and i could use monica to connect with the non jewish community as well. as i mentioned before the message all of respect an idea underlying speech before when on to become a kimono but i don't want tolerance and respect and this message of respect to something. the most important thing in life. and this is the message that i would have to teach our children the children in the schools. universal message everybody has to make sure that someone has to respect the other one s
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
religions care about. it's not about christians or non-christians or democrats or republicans. it's about doing the right thing for those who need help the most. joining me now are joe madison and bill press. thank you both for being here. so joe, now instead of asking what would jesus do, they're asking what would jesus cut when it comes to the safety net. >> i don't know how to begin except to tell you it's not only in reference to christianity, but i don't think there's a religion on the planet that would do what would be considered the gospel according to what, bill o'reilly? the dwos pell means good news. good news for the rich, bad news for the poor. >> one of the things that kind of got me is he went way out there last night. he repeated another right wing smear against the poor. listen to this. >> some of the people who don't have enough to eat, it's their fault they don't have enough to eat. you're asking people who may be struggling themselves to put food on the table to give their tax money to you, and then you're not even going to buy food with it. you're going to buy booze an
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
didn't say nothing about religion. there's a woman in there. he beat those ministers. it's chilling how good he is. can he bring it back? can he bring back the love? >> well, you know -- >> i think it's there, myself. >> if obama had lost and if that could in some way have been blamed on the clintons even if he got the nomination and lost because they were insufficiently supported or something like that, i think there would be some lingering feelings. but he won. and he won again. and there's no reason to hold a grudge, i think. >> i like to be the sunshine guy around here, joy as you know. not going to be debbie downer in this world. i think one good thing is going to come out of this administration. it's going to be a mixed bag so far. it's been tough and he's done some great things. like health care. and i think the thing with encouraging equality of people with different orientation. women, a third of the supreme court are now women. stock market, if you're rich through the roof, you have a 401(k) through the roof. a lot of these are good. but i noticed this administration, the way
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
of religion and outside of religion. thank you, robin. >>> now i don't know if you heard about this south carolina sheriff who is defying president obama's order to lower the american flag to honor nelson mandela until sunset tomorrow. we're talking about the sheriff rick clark who says he doesn't think it's right. >> the show of sign of respect for what nelson mandela has done. i have no problem with lowering it in south africa and our country, but it is our people who sacrifice for our country. >> while has rare for a u.s. president to order flags lowered for a nonu.s. citizen, it has happened. george bush did it for pope john paul ii and bill clinton did it for yitzhak rabin. president johnson lowered flags for winston churchill. >>> still to come on "new day," last night florida state didn't just beat duke, who did you pick in that game? >> let's not talk about that. >> they crushed duke. check out the quarterback there. hurdling over the defense for the touchdown en route to victory. highlights, upsets from all of saturday's big games. that's coming up. >>> plus, exploring mandela's
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> it's a religion? >> no. it's false. >> true or false, masons were behind the american revolution? >> false. false. >> what about on the dollar bill the pyramid, that's masonic, right? >> everybody says -- in fact it's a common place in the ancient century. >> true, free mase sons laid the cornerstone of america well at least some of it's most iconic structures. what is freemasonry? >> simply put the oldest and largest fraternity. it's membership of who's who of world history. george washington, benjamin franklin, winston churchill, mozart, franklin radios vealed. henry ford, john wayne, even colonel sanders. if you want to be a mason you can petition a local lodge for membership. you'll need to demonstrate good characters and belief in some sort of supreme being. oh, in almost all lodges, it's men only. next you're up for a vote from grand master james sullivan. >> the lodge votes to accept you then you have the three degree, is that you go through. >> once you earn the third degree, yes, that's where the phrase comes from, you can join any number of masonic off shoot. he's a deg
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> sarah, our resident religion expert at the table, you have a religious unpopular -- >> i have a related unpopular opinion to sahil's, which is that politicians should stop talking about religion, god and the bible. >> so -- >> people would be less -- public polly would icy would be less on -- >> why is in no safe zone in politics? >> 20% of the american public is not affiliated with a particular religion. there is a smaller segment of those who are atheist than agnostic. still, as he points out, it is kind of amazing that given the rise in the number of american atheists and nonbelievers there is not a single one in the u.s. congress and that it would be poison to run and openly declare you're an atheist. look at mark pryor's ad where he talked about the bible and he doesn't have all the answers, only god has all the answers. it is, like, well, if you don't have answers, why are you running for office? >> but flip it around, though. there has to be some -- to an elected official who sincerely believes in higher power, practices their faith, there has to be some civic value in that too,
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
africa. with in the religion of south africa, there has been so much to mull. -- tumult. catholic, what do you see for south africa as they try to move forward? this is a huge issue. >> nelson mandela was a huge, unifying figure. even in the last years of his life, he still helped people together. what will happen among these groups in the coming days and years will be critical. >> when you see south africa, do you perceive that religion still is front and center? i believe that he was in a methodist school coming out of the tribes way back. his religion still important there? >> i think that the anglican church still has a presence there. it can definitely play a role. >> part of the problem that they with his is within -- retreat from public life. politics has become much more better. much like america. much more tension and conflict. >> matt dowd is with us. michelle meyer, thank you for being with us. thank u so much for coming by on this historic day. let's do a forex report. we went conventional. markets are really moving. the euro is up. much more on "bloomberg surveillance." ♪
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
culprits seeking to diminish christmas, the american civil liberties union, the freedom from religion foundation, and the american humanist association. the most aggressive is the freedom from religion foundation, which routinely threatens to sue small towns and school districts if they dare utter the word christmas or allow choirs to sing carols in public schools. the irony is that nobody's bothering the atheists. they are free to celebrate whatever they want to celebrate. they're free not to believe, and they are free to snicker at anybody who does believe. that's not good enough for these people. they want to banish any mention of jesus in the public square. they are the oppressors. the christmas spirit people are just upholding a nice tradition. so why are we allowing anti-christmas madness? polls showed 47% of americans show there is a war on christmas. 40% do not. 13% are confused. so once again this year, i will keep an eye on the situation. helping me is the alliance defending freedom organization based in scottsdale, arizona. they have been very successful in defending tradit
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
walks of life, all religion i don't knows, all colors and ages gather here. this is the south africa that nelson mandela dreamed of. >> talk a little bit about -- south afterdan people were so protective of nelson mandela, especially in his final days and now that his death is finally come there's so much planned after his death. what is is expecting in the coming days. >> . >> the military possibles are not saying exactly which one. notified by now of a need to make their plans in order to get here, in time for the funeral. they will be lying in state, which at the moment is supposed to only be one day, and that will be before opportunities to see him, to pay their respects in person after which his body is supposed to be transferred to the union in victoria, where there will be a state funeral that will televised by the board pass tor, so that everyone can be involved and hear the words. not only family members but all of the dig nit tears would be here, after which his body would be transferred to his home village. which is in the eastern cape. quite a rural area, and it would be
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am EST
koreans consider that a bigger threat. he spread the word of christianity where the political religion is jujay. the question is when or if kenneth bay will ever be released. >> joe biden welcomed the decision and called for the release of kenneth bay. >> now to the passing of nelson mandela. you are seeing live pictures where people from all over the world are gathering in johannesburg celebrating his life with dance, prayer and a photograph. it was a unique gift to bring people together even in death. >> nelson mandela dreamt of a rainbow nation. south africa is not present. this couple remembered the man called tata. >> to see this many people across - across borders and across races singing together and honouring an amazing man. >> we are here because of nelson mandela. we live the same life as other people. he was the greatest father in the world. >> during apartheid black south africans couldn't even walk the streets. now they come here to sing. old protest songs. [ singing ] >> they danced to songs about nelson mandela's life. he empowered them and the country to emerge from the
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
religion. people must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." the washington post, a nation's healer is dead. the prisoner who became president. south african leader was symbol of moral force. in "time magazine" protester, peace maker, nelson mandela 1918 to 2013. >>> south africa's former president was a man of powerful actions and words. here is he in his own words before the u.s. congress in 1990. >> let us keep our arms linked together so that we form a solid against racism. >>> this morning, u.s. and world leaders are reacting to the news of his death. >> he was a moral force the likes of which have not been seen. >> nobody has ever matched the incredible inspiration and humanity of melson mandela. >>> former president bill clinton released a statement, in part, saying, "mandela proved that there is freedom in forgiving and a big heart is better than a closed mind, and that life's real victories must be shared." former secretary of state hillary clinton tweeted this, saying, "nelso
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
their dead. he fighters attacked a few christian a young farmer, one of five here, religion fuelling the violence. the international community, the says. must protect us, he the muslims are terrorizing us. and now the christians are hitting back. nearby we meet members of a self defense militia. weapons are homemade. vengeance for growing. carried brutalve reprisals against muslims. n the middle of the mayhem street smart person found a church compounds. for his village when the selecta came last month and left as an orphan. joined him e have here. he fights back the tears. they killed my father, he says, took his body. happen toow what will me now. >> it is fear that is trapping tens of thousands of people in that won't t and change until people are sure it's safe to go home. african forces are poised to arrive here in the so.t week or things could change, could improve quite quickly. protect n they everyone? and for how long? unstable chronically nation. all trust absent, the only that counts is fear and things have never been this bad. bbc news in the central african republic. a c
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:25am EST
babies. it's a complicated issue, because it involves religion and social taboos. in my mind, sexuality is not equivalent to morality. i think if we are going to allow somebody to adopt a child or have a child, where you go through some scrutiny, gay people need to go through the same scrutiny as straight people on whether they are fit to be adoptive parents, but i think their sexuality does not make them unfit. i don't see -- i don't see a connection between gay people being married as a threat to marriage. i would argue the people who most want to get married right now our gay people. most straight people are waiting well into their 30's and even 40's to get married, have children if they do so at all. part of the reason we need immigration is because our fertility has fallen, because we are not having children up the same rate we used to. i think we have to come to terms with the fact that traditional marriage is not what it used to be when june cleaver was around. the bottom line is this. i am being pragmatic. gay marriage, gay rights, that train left the station. by the end of this
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 1:00am PST
. that was our religion to a certain extent. >> that was your religion. >> yeah. so now suddenly i had different interests and was moving in another direction. not that there was a falling out or they were mean to me or anything, just we started being interested in different things. >> as you went public with your beliefs, what was the reaction of your family? >> they were not very happy about it. i come from a very intellectual family, very liberal family that's, you know, my parents are professors, and they thought it was extremely odd and didn't like it very much. i remember tell mig mother i'm going to a bible study and she said, okay, and then she said, well, that's good, that's a nice education, you know, for literature and things like that. and i said, no, i believe it. and she sort of said, okay. >> the reactions to your piece and whether it surprised you. >> very positive. yeah, i was surprised. i got so many e-mails. i even heard from some of my friends who are atheists who were interested in it and appreciated it and were inspired by it. so, yeah, i was really welcome and a nice respo
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
anti-gay slur. >>> no grapevine tonight so we can bring you a story about mixing politics and religion. we're always warned against it. now the new pope is under fire for supposedly doing it. but did he? hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn? yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] s chews. enjoy the relief! and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? >>> president obama's famous promise, if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it, is ringing even more hollow tonight. chief national correspondent jim angle reports on new numbers that indicate just how hard replacing that plan you like may be. >> reporter: one republican said reports obama care had enrolled 29,000 people in two days this week doesn't
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
of catholic charities, the charity work that our religion and other religions, it's a common goal to help poor and sick people. most of the religious in our countries today run hospitals, orphanages. and the idea that we have too much inequality out there, saying capitalism is okay, being rich is fine, but you have to focus on the people that don't have a piece of the action. it's not like he was running the creed here at all. >> he was talking about the idolatry of money, which i thought was a wonderful line. he talked about the globalization of indifference. this is what you want with the whole world catholic or not. somebody that gets them to think about fundamental issues and that returns them to the kinds of things that jesus did say, you know, according to catholicism. so this is at the heart of modern ultra conservatism as represented be rush limbaugh. he said that the real evil is indifference as you just said so well. we'll be right back after this. >>> let me finish tonight with this, peek always ask me who i . for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] on
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
who haven't made it in this country. >> yeah. there's no great religion that doesn't speak to this. at root, every great religion has some equivalent of the golden rule, some equivalent of the idea that i am my brother's keeper and my sister's keeper. some notion that even as we each take individual responsibility for acting in a responsible and righteous way, part of our obligation is to the larger world. and to future generations. you know, i think pope francis is showing himself to be just an extraordinarily thoughtful and soulful messenger of peace and justice. i haven't had a chance to meet him yet. but everything that i've read, everything that i've seen from him indicates the degree to which he is trying to remind us of those core obligations. and as i said in my speech yesterday, we live in a economy that is the greatest generator of wealth in history. we're risk takers, we're entrepreneurs, and we're rugged individuals. that's part of what makes us great. that's why we continue to be a magnet for strivers from all around the world. they think i'm not going to be held back
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
, the crucible of the world's three great monotheistic religions become known not as the subject of constant struggle, but as the golden city of peace and unity embodied the aspirations of israelis and palestinians alike. peace is possible because we have courageous leaders who have already taken significant political risks for peace. the time is approaching when they will have to take even more. they have shown real courage, both president abbas and prime minister netanyahu. president abbas has made tough choices. he has stayed the course, despite people in his team saying you ought to get out of here, look at those settlements, they are making a fool of you. believe me, that battle has been going on. i deal with it every week. at the same time, there has been israeli soldiers shot and killed in the west bank and other acts of incitement. prime minister netanyahu has made tough choices. just this week, he reaffirmed his commitment to a palestinian state. he said israel is ready for an historic peace. peace is possible today because the arab league has also made tough choices. for the first
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
's a religion. it was always an entirely white religion, the most important sport in south africa. the 1995 world rugby cup a warded to south africa for the ending of a par tide. it was still almost entirely whites in the sport. nelson mandela in the absolutely unthinkable act just a i few years before put on the jersey of the spring box what the rugby team is known as. they made it to the rugby world cup finals. they had no right to beat the strongest team in the world that they were playing that day, new zealand. nelson mandela stood in the stand. the atmosphere in the stands that day was the most extraordinary atmosphere. those that were there say that they have experienced. that team won the rugby world cup. that in a sense although sport ship, that is the moment south africa truly came together as a nation black and white. >> wow jonathan. i don't know about you but listening to you go through all of those things which at the time -- today looking back on them it's one thing. at the time we were living them that this man could speak on that field before those people and receive that so
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
it in this country. >> yeah. there's no great religion that doesn't speak to this. at root, every great religion has some equivalent of the golden rule, some equivalent of the idea that i am my brother's keeper and my sister's keeper. some notion that even as we each take individual responsibility for acting in a responsible and righteous way, part of our obligation is to the larger world. and to future generations. you know, i think pope francis is showing himself to be just an extraordinarily thoughtful and soulful messenger of peace and justice. i haven't had a chance to meet him yet. but everything that i've read, everything that i've seen from him indicates the degree to which he is trying to remind us of those core obligations. and as i said in my sweepeech yesterday, we live in a economy that is the greatest generator of wealth in history. we're risk takers, we're entrepreneurs, and we're rugged individuals. that's part of what makes us great. that's why we continue to be a magnet for strivers from all around the world. they think i'm not going to be held back by conventions and traditions. i
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
responsibility to look at how people have made it in this country. >> yeah. there's no great religion that doesn't speak to this. at root, every great religion has some equivalent of the golden rule, some equivalent of the idea that i am my brother's keeper and my sister's keeper, some notion that even as we each take individual responsibility for acting in a responsible and righteous way, part of our obligation is to the larger world and to future generations. and i think pope francis is showing himself to be just an extraordinarily thoughtful and soulful messenger of peace and justice. i haven't had a chance to meet him yet but everything that i've read, everything that i've seen from him indicates the degree to which he is trying to remind us of those core obligations and as i said in my speech yesterday, we live in a marked economy that is the greatest generation of wealth in history. we're risk takers, we're entrepreneurs and we're rugged individualists and that's part of what makes us great. that's why we continue to be a magnet for strivers from all around the world. they think, you know
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
jerusalem and finding some arrangement so that jews can go to the holiest place in the jewish religion. jews are not allowed to go to the temple mount because the mosque is there. that is outrageous. faces of worship should be open to everybody who wants to worship. but israel does not allow jews to go out of respect for the muslims. tell me another country that behaves like that. your argument is more with the government of israel than with the palestinians? >> not true. >> it is true. if palestinians would accept the deal president clinton offers. the government of israel would not accept the offer president clinton offered. when he offered it, yasir arafat turned it down. some say that later he regretted that. >> you know who told him not to accept it? even though he changed his mind since? the head of the palestinians .old arafat not to accept it deal --re arguing for a >> do you know that for a fact? by asking,ind out would they accept the 67 deal offered by resin clinton at camp -- president clinton at camp david? why don't we do that? >> or the israelis, we will do that at the for him
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 2:40pm EST
islam a as a great religion while at the same time seeing no contradiction in denouncing, opposing and rallying the nation to fight the we accelerated branch of islam -- perverted branch of islam which attacked us so wantonly on nerve. i wrote at the time and i believe to this day that history will treat you like harry truman, recognizing the depths of your achievement and creating the very infrastructure that will carry us through this war on barbarism. we are already seeing in this today in a kind of backhanded tribute to you as those who so criticized you during those eight years, the very people who did criticize you in those eight years when they came to power, they adopted the very same tools that you bequeathed to them, and that you and your administration had created in a moment of national confusion and danger. just as truman did in his day, providing the infrastructure, the tools and the institutions that carried us through the cold war in those days and will carry us through this war. in this generation. and if i can just repeat what i said to you in private, but i'd lik
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
in california not putting up decorations for christmas. instead the atheist group freedom from religion is putting up 55 billboards around sacramento. it is to promote her anti christian message during the month of december. >> i think there are a lot of myths out there about atheists that need to b broken. >> here's the irony despite her lack of christian faith she says she still has a christmas tree up and a charlie brown nativity scene. to her those are symbols of peace and joy. >> national security correspondent jennifer griffin explains why the defense department might get rid of the way military families save money on food. jennifer? >> heather, ainsley, the pentagon says no final decision has been made. defense cutter says more is on the table including a plan to close all u.s. based commissaries where they shop at reduced rate saving thousands on their grocery bills. it would affect 78 commissaries in the united states. they receive 1.4 billion in subsidies. but they don't tell the whole story. 30 percent of the employees are military spouses. there will likely be unemployment a
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
people in the womb largest democracy the word region's culture and religion. investors are increasing the property. for the kids. you can use. zz. us vice president joe biden has arrived in japan and will soon step into a dispute that's generating plenty of friction in east asia will be meeting the leaders in tokyo beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established arab defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo lafayette ave has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month they set up the cell. it covers a large part of the east china sea and includes islands the japanese controlled but the chinese and taiwanese plane. my dad will have to try to forgive the chicken the vice president will meet on wednesday with pressing she's in pain and other chinese leaders. analysts say biden is starting his six day he shouldn't or in japan to highlight the decades old u s japan alliance and to court in a response to china will travel to south korea later this week. us leaders responded quickly t
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00am PST
another person because of the color of his skin or background or religion. people must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. "the washington post," a nation's healer is dead. the prisoner who became president, south african leader, was symbol of moral force. and in "time" protester, prisoner, peacemaker, nelson mandela, 1918-2013. joining me now for more on all of this is washington's -- joining me from washington is leela mcdowell, washington correspondent for arise tv, with nelson mandela when he was released from prison and i'm joined by ron allen who is leaving for south africa later this morning. thank you both for being here this morning. leela, i would like to start with you. you were a witness to history and had the privilege of meeting this iconic figure. what was that time like whe when mandela was released from prison and what was he like at that time in his life? >> it was a u forric time because it followed a long struggle, obviously, around the world to try to free thi
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
by suppressing the freedom of religion. first of all, students theoretically have the same constitutional rights as the rest of us. that includes the freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion. this girl's not trying to have somebody celebrate mass in the hallway of the school. she's simply passing out literature saying if you'd like to talk about jesus or if you'd like to talk about the bible i'm happy to meet with you at another time and at another place. schools can restrain speech if the speech is disruptive. but when the speech is not disruptive and when it's especially protected in the constitution, like speech about religion or speech about nonreligion, they cannot interfere. >> here's the problem. the school has got a policy, and we got a statement from the school, quote, the distribution of any religious material is prohibited on school ground or in any attendance facility before, during or after the school day or school activity. so you say they've got that rule but that doesn't fly? >> that rule is unconstitutional unless they can show that the mere distribution of this lit l
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
no country from morocco to pakistan in which christians can freely practice their religion, end of quote. he continued, quote, there is a severe danger as we start to celebrate the feast of christmas in this country that all christianity will be almost completely erased from the traditional middle east holy land of the bible. mary to uld not take egypt because jesus would not have been safe there today. to follow on sir baldry's line of thinking, the patriarch abraham would also have a difficult time surviving in iraq having come from er, which is now nasiriyah. jonah would be hard pressed to make it to naviniva, which is now in the most you will area, and paul could scarcely travel the road to demascus in syria. the debate in the house of commons began with a staggering statistic, namely that one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. the focus of the commons debate was on the persecution of christians, several noted that whether or not you are a person of faith, all should be conc
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am EST
the relationship between russia and israel has been transformed. had he balance off the religion with iran in this very important position -- and russia's case -- relationship with israel? it could be very interesting to russiahis about how balance is off all of these competing demands. will make one brief comment. i think russia and the u.s. have the same interest so far as iran and nuclear weapons are concerned. nuclear powers that have nuclear weapons do not want additional powers to have nuclear weapons. it is as basic as that. i think we share that interest. this is why i think we will work together to see whether we can transform the interim agreement into something more binding. that is a good accommodation to pursue. i am a little less rosy about the overall historical relationship between russia and iran. we elected iran against russia on more than one occasion, and iran and russia have had some real problems, territorial problems throughout the years. imperial problems. so i think those who ignore history or geo-strategy would be too sanguine about the long- range prospects of th
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
is cheer about freedom of religion and i believe that extends to the private sector. there are numerous catholics that use birth control. so it comes down to does the catholic church care more about healing the sick or preventing birth control? >> they are asking for exe exemptions and if they don't believe that is ethical they should be able to offer a plan that is exempts contraception. >> mr. obama never mentioned he thought this was a problem and now in 2010 it is as a sign that the catholics don't love people. this is the problem with obamacare that has a one-size fits all. these problems didn't exist until obamacare was passed >> i don't think what the issue is with offering a version that employer feels doesn't violate their conscious? >> because then we get into an area of every single religious organization that is linked or every owner with a personal religious practice and if they are violated the first amendment. because birth role is provided doesn't mean everyone is choosing to use it. but there are other parts of the plan when it comes to women's health like ivf that are
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
on either race, ethnicity, religion, preference, any of the signs of bigotry have to be addressed and not. and i think it just takes time. we're learning. we are still evolving. we are a better country today than we were 20 years ago, 30 years ago. we still have a ways to go. >> when you cast that vote in 19 yivenlgs you can look back and say within four years nelson mandela is released. four years after that, democratic elections, he becomes the president. did you think history was going to play out like that in 1986? did you think the struggle was going to take longer than that? >> i had no idea. in fact, i had no way of knowing how nelson mandela once being freed would react. my wife and i had the opportunity to visit robben island and stand in his cell and look out into the courtyard where he spent so many years crushing rocks. i felt a sense of rage welling up inside of me having think nelson mandela having spent so many years in prison could come out and walk tall and straight and say that he wanted to seek rec sill dwrags. that's an extraordinary statement i had no way of knowing w
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
to that example in a time whether we are divided by political party, race or religion. nelson mandela offers us the lesson that we can step above that no matter how much pain has been caused in the past. we can rise above that and do better. s last great wish was to build a children's hospital in south africa. it just captured who he was. he wanted to give back to the community, and i hope people will honor him by contributing to that hospital, the nelson mandela children's fund u.s.a..org. >> ambassador gibbs, many u.s. ay emery's around -- embassy's around the world employ local workers. how did yours philly about mandela? >> they all called him tata. he is the father of the nation, their personal father. one of my staff told me that nelson mandela stayed in prison for 27 years for me. i can survive anything for 27 years to give back to him. he is the spirit that guided the nation and set it off on to the grand journey that it has. but he also smartly stepped down from power, realized it was not to be about him, but he wanted to build a nation that would survive past him. that is why i think
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
, it's more about that thanes the about some sort of traditional belief and religion. >> we can tell, we can see around you, people are mourning, but when you talk to them, what is the sense of loss? what are they mourning? >> reporter: they're of course mourning nelson mandela, but mandela was like a mirror, he reflected back to south africa, what they want to be, what this nation imagined itself to be. perhaps an idealistic vision, an complicated often -- very visionary leadership we saw in mandel l.a. you spoke about it a little bit earlier. he really played the long game, didn't he? he looked ahead, he planned, he was a man who really thought about being a symbol of rec reconciliati reconciliation. now compare that to president zuma whose leadership and whose government seems to lurch from crisis to crisis, there seems to be an overwhelming focus on scandals or the personal enrichment whether it's linked to president zuma or those close to him. according to many south africans there's a real current in this current government of the trappings of power, of using the state to furth
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am PST
traditional belief in religion. >> we can see around you people are mourning, but when you talk to them, what is the sense of loss? what are they mourning? >> reporter: you know, they are, of course, mourning nelson mandela, but just remember mandela was like a mirror. he reflected back to south africa what they wanted to be, what this nation imagined itself to be. perhaps an idealistic vision. today 20 years later, this is a very complicated, often divided at times nation. now, what they also i think are mourning is that very vision of leadership we saw in mandela. you spoke about it a little earlier. he really played the long he? he looked ahead. he planned. he was a tactician, a pragmatist. he was a man who really thought about being a symbol of reconciliation. compare that with president zuma whose leadership and whose government seems to lurch from crisis to crisis. there seems to be an overwhelming focus on scandals over personal enrichment, whether it's president zuma or those close to him. they seem to have according to many south africans, there is a real focus of this current gover
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
was asked most was not about abortion or religion or anything else. the question i get asked most was my views on guns. nobody can really say, how are you going to rule in this case, how are you going to rule in that case. instead they would ask me questions that were designed to figure out who i was and what i was. a lot of people, democrats republicans, both, they would sit me down in the chair and say, did you ever hide? -- hunt? i would say to myself, that is not really what we did growing up in york city. [laughter] -- growing up in new york city. they would say, did you have friends who had -- hunt? have you ever shot a gun? have you ever held a gun? all of my answers to these questions were in their view, pathetic. [laughter] i was talking to one of the senators from idaho and he goes through these questions. he says amy, this is really -- he says to me, look, this is really important. it is important that you understand how important the gun culture is in my state. there is a lot of fear about the way you might think about second amendment issues. you may not be familiar with thi
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
rights and made the non violence the essential element, almost a religion. because of him we ended up in the happy place we are now with a peaceful transition and ultimately a black president. >> as you were speaking, f.w. clerk almost on queue put out a statement saying mandela's courage, charm, were an inspiration not only for south africans but the whole world. i believe his example will live on and we'll continue to inspire all to achieve his vision of non racialism, justice, human dignity and equality for all. we shall miss you. we know your spirit and example will be there to guide us to a better south africa. coming up, the obama care story isn't going anywhere. there's other news today. stay with us. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
's struggle and inspire people no matter their race, religion. nelson mandela's name will be among them. i was just awed by this guy but in person he was more curious about the united states, the civil rights movement in this country than he was interested in talking about himself. again, that's evidence of what a curious mind is, what an open-minded person nelson mandela was. >> he got out of prison in 1990, well after the civil rights movement had undertaken in earnest in this country. he was fascinated by it. do you think he learned from it? >> he certainly did. one of the things that strikes me as you ask the question is that he was asking me about not only the civil rights movement. remember, there is a big difference in south africa the majority is black. in the united states the majority is white. mandela was fascinated with the idea that here in the united states black people were able to have a civil rights move lt and a nonviolent civil rights movement and achieve rights for themselves under the constitution. he was taken with the founding fathers. he knew about it. in south afri
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
reviewed. t all the secular folks just hammered it what's this religion at christmas time? it really is as you talked about. really not a war on christmas. it's a war on people of faith. >> that's right. >> this is a great little movie. it's wonderful for the people at christmas time. i really encourage people to see it. if you want to have it movie available for families at christmas, go out and see it this week. >> so it's christmas candle.com. >> the christmas candle.com. >> all right, senator, we appreciate it merry christmas to you. if you are mad as hell about something, we' put it on the air. we have got some very lively letters this evening. and then ms. megyn kelly on why she is so passionate about obama mayorca. al organized crime apparently moving into the legalized marijuana industry. we he hope you stay tuned to >>> mad as hell segment tonight where you guys sound off. we have five interesting letters. and here here to help us out with us gretchen carlson how you see at 2:00 p.m. every day. goodo see you. >> good to see you. >> no one else has ever said it's great to see
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